Saturday, July 11, 2020

Blessed Acacio Calleja Santamaría – Saint of the Day – February 15

Blessed Acacio Calleja Santamaría Biography

Blessed Acacio Calleja Santamaría Profile. Born: 7 May 1915 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 15 February 1937 in Barcelona, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on February 15.

The Memorial of Blessed Acacio Calleja Santamaría – Saint of the Day

Bl. Acacio Calleja Santamaría Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 7 May 1915
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Not Married
Profession N/A
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 15 February 1937
Place of Death Barcelona, Spain
Feast Day February 15
Beatification Beatified by Pope Francis on 10 November 2018
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Bl. Acacio Calleja Santamaría was baptized at the age of 2 days and became a member of the Congregation of Saint Peter ad Vincula, making his own profession in 1934 in Marseille.

He further studied Philosophy and humanities in Barcelona, Spain and was known for his love for his career and care for his students.

Bl. Acacio Calleja Santamaría
Bl. Acacio Calleja Santamaría